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National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

Trauma

Description

CANS is a multiple purpose information integration tool that is designed to be the output of an assessment process. The purpose of the CANS is to accurately represent the shared vision of the child serving system-children and families. The tool assesses a child's needs and strengths in areas such as school,trauma,mental health and risk behaviors.

Measure Subject
Population Age From
5
Population age to
21
Language
Qualifications required for staff to administer the tool?

No

Cost of materials
Description

CANS is a multiple purpose information integration tool that is designed to be the output of an assessment process. The purpose of the CANS is to accurately represent the shared vision of the child serving system-children and families.The tool assesses a child's needs and strengths in areas such as school,trauma,mental health and risk behaviors.

Measure Subject
Population Age From
0
Population age to
5
Language
Qualifications required for staff to administer the tool?

No

Cost of materials
Description

The MAYSI-2 is a brief behavioral health screening tool designed especially for juvenile justice programs and facilities. It identifies youths 12 through 17 years old who may have important,pressing behavioral health needs. Its primary use is in juvenile probation,diversion programs,and intake in juvenile detention or corrections. The MAYSI-2 is a self-report inventory of 52 questions (5-10 minutes). The questions ask the youth to answer YES or NO to having experienced various thoughts,feelings or behaviors in the past few months. A version is available in Spanish.

Additional links:https://www.jaacap.org/article/S0890-8567(09)61304-6/fulltext

Population Age From
12
Population age to
17
Language
Qualifications required for staff to administer the tool?

No

Cost of materials